CalendarPast Events

  • Photograph of a young white girl in a blanket fort in a bedroom. The bedroom is dark and strewn with toys; a light emanates from the fort.
    Sep 11 2019 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm

    SEP 11 Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler

    No Reservations Required. NMWA Senior Educator Adrienne L. Gayoso leads this 30-minute thematic gallery talk.
  • A young black girl in a classroom erasing something on a sheet of paper with a pencil.
    Sep 08 2019 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm

    Cultural Capital: Girlhood Interrupted

    SOLD OUT. Join us for a conversation with the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality about adultification bias.
  • Fortune cookie sculpture with images of an Asian landscape, Angry Birds characters, and a text bubble containing an ellipsis.
    Sep 04 2019 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm

    SEP 04 Gallery Talk: More is More: Multiples

    No Reservations Required. NMWA Senior Educator Adrienne L. Gayoso leads this 30-minute thematic gallery talk.
  • Photograph of two black South African women wearing undergarments, sitting on the floor, and leaning against a brick wall. Their arms and legs are entwined. Both are looking to the right and smiling.
    Sep 01 2019 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

    Tour: Fierce Women 2.0

    No Reservations Required, but space is limited. Attend a free drop-in tour celebrating the “fierce women” who blazed trails as artists, activists, and innovators.
  • A child and her mother look at an artwork of little, colorful, felt houses representing different architectural styles in a gallery.
    Sep 01 2019 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

    Free Community Day: September

    No Reservations Required. The first Sunday of the month is Community Day at NMWA—enjoy free admission to the museum all day!
  • Black background with white text reading "Step Afrika! Celebrating 25 Years!"
    Aug 30 2019 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

    Cultural Capital: Step Afrika!

    No reservation required. Join us for a performance by Step Afrika! in the Great Hall.
  • A collection of six small felt sculptures shaped like buildings from around the world.
    Aug 28 2019 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm

    AUG 28 Gallery Talk: Collection Sampler

    No Reservations Required. NMWA Director of Education and Digital Engagement Deborah Gaston leads this 30-minute thematic gallery talk.
  • A tractor tire sculpture with engravings and gold and silver leaf. It is mounted off the ground.
    Aug 21 2019 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm

    AUG 21 Gallery Talk: New York Ave Sculpture Project

    No Reservations Required. NMWA Director of Education and Interpretation Deborah Gaston leads this 30-minute thematic gallery talk.
  • Pre-kindergarten visitors on a tour posing like the figure in a portrait in the collection.
    Aug 17 2019 10:00 am to 11:00 am

    Young Learner Tour: Portrait Party

    SOLD OUT. Reservations Required. This free drop-in tour is designed for children ages 3 though 6 and their guardians.
  • Small plates with bright yellow edges, white centers, and a portrait of Cindy Sherman dressed as Marie Antoinette.
    Aug 14 2019 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm

    AUG 14 Gallery Talk: More is More: Multiples

    No Reservations Required. NMWA Senior Educator Adrienne L. Gayoso leads this 30-minute thematic gallery talk.
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